A 1949 Public Service Announcement aired on the DuMont Television Network, reminding the young viewers of "Captain Video" that "freedom is everybody's job". This features the same background as the 1950 PSA I uploaded. DuMont was a cheap network, but in fact, they did a lot of good things, like airing the complete McCathy hearings (sadly no footage remains from their coverage). One must give them credit for good intentions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 40s, 40's, 1940s, 1940's, PSA, Public Service Announcement, DuMont Network, DuMont Television...
Lively children illustrate the results of good nutrition, affection, and intelligent care. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Health and hygiene, Agriculture: Food industry: Meat, Nutrition
A member of a schoolboy safety patrol takes a walk with his friend, a police sergeant, and over a triple ice-cream soda reviews safety precautions for juvenile pedestrians. Shot in and around the urban landscape of 1930s middle-class Detroit. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Safety: Pedestrian, Police, Children
A public service announcement warning of quack medical devices.. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: avgeeks, PSA
1952 episode of the TV series "The Magic Clown", which ran on NBC, and featured a clown doing magic tricks. The program was little more than a plug for the sponsor, and was done on an ultra-low budget favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: The Magic Clown, Classic TV, Bonomo Candy, Magic Trick, Magic Tricks, 50's TV, 1950's Television,...
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles While this films producers should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex, the awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences. This film was produced by some of the pioneers of sex education whose ideas are still being... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topic: puberty
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews ) Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
Rare 1949 episode of the TV series "Captain Video and His Video Rangers". The show is about a "Space Captain" and his "Video Ranger" who must the galaxy from the evil Dr. Pauli. . The show was live, which would explain the missed cues. Most episodes are presumed lost. The series was never liked by TV critics, though proved popular with children. Later seasons had improved writing. However, as corny as the show was, it did prove influential on later series.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Captain Video, Captain Video and His Video Rangers, Camp, Low Budget, Live TV, Classic TV, DuMont...
Advises children to do whatever is necessary -- even lie -- to achieve harmonious family relations. This portrait of manners among the affluent places a premium on pleasant, unemotional behavior, and contains some interesting do's and don'ts sequences. Key line: "These boys treat their dad as though they were genuinely glad to see him, as though they really missed him..." Director: Edward C. Simmel. Cinematography: Harry F. Burrell. Script: Arthur V. Jones. Editor: Miriam Bucher. With... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Families
Truly amazing piece of religious propaganda from 1941. Alternately terrifying and hilarious; depending on your point of view. This short was featured prominently in Diane Keaton's film "Heaven". favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 34 reviews ) Topics: religion, Christian, propaganda
Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 50 reviews ) Topics: Christmas, Santa Claus, Consumerism
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating, linking pornography to the Communist conspiracy and the decline of Western civilization. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 83 reviews ) Topics: Culture wars, Sexualities, Pornography